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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Protecting Our Pets

Our pets are a part of our lives; they comfort, enrich, and give us more than we can ever give back. We must do our part to protect them in a time of need. Prepare now to protect your animal family members when an emergency or disaster strikes.

Delaware has taken steps to assist pet owners in preparing for, responding during, and recovery efforts following a disaster.  In 2008, Delaware Animal Response, a section of the Delaware Department of Agriculture, was created and is working to m...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Now Accepting Applications - School Crossing Guard

The Town of Smyrna is currently accepting applications for the position of School Crossing Guard.



Applications are being accepted by the Town of Smyrna for the position of School Crossing Guard.


This position is responsible for en...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Yard Waste Info

Yard waste (grass clippings, leaves, branches, twigs, tree limbs and prunings, flower cuttings, weeds, shrub and hedge clippings, sod, and garden waste - including, but not limited to vines, plants, fruit/vegetables and vegetable matter)

is not permitted to be mixed with any garbage, refuse, or recyclables for regular trash collection.

The Town of Smyrna has a program, which began on January 1, 2011, to provide town residents with a workable yard waste disposal option. This program allows ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

We have some exciting news....

The Town of Smyrna just updated their agreement with our trash and recycling contractor. Beginning on Monday, August 21, 2017, Waste Industries will begin delivering trash carts to customers!

Once you receive your cart, please use it going forward and note the following:

Your Trash Collection Guidelines

  • Your day of collection for trash will remain on TUESDAY. Your recycling collection will remain on FRIDAY. All waste/trash needs to be bagged and...
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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Public Hearing Notice

In accordance with the Smyrna Zoning Ordinance and Chapter 3, Title 22 of the Delaware Code Annotated, the Mayor and Council of the Town of Smyrna will hold a public hearing at 6:45 PM on Monday, August 21, 2017 in the Council Chamber of Smyrna Town Hall,

27 S. Market Street Plaza, Smyrna, Delaware.

The purpose of the public hearing is to consider an ordinance to amend Appendix A ("Zoning") of the town code of the Town of Smyrna to include a maximum impervious lot coverage requirement in the Centr...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Child Car Safety: Kids & Pets Left in Hot Cars

When summer arrives and the temperatures start rising, so does the risk of heat-related injuries in animals and children left in vehicles. Here are five animal and child car safety tips to keep everyone safe this summer.

  1. Never leave children in the car, even to run a quick errand. IN just three minutes in the sun, car interior temperatures can heat up from 78 to 100 degrees, putting your kids in danger of hyperthermia or heatstroke.
  2. Don't take your pet "on a ride"...
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Posted on: July 26, 2017

PPAC Rate Change

The Purchase Power Adjustment Cost (PPAC) rate dropped! Effective for electric usage beginning in July the rate changed from $0.0092 per kWh to $0.0049.

Posted on: July 12, 2017

Grilling Safety Tips

According to the National Fire Protection Association, fire departments respond to an average of 7,900 home fires involving grills, hibachis, and barbecues each year. One-third of these fires start on an exterior balcony or unenclosed porch.

Grilling Safety Tips:

  • Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors.
  • The grill should be placed well away from the home, deck railings and out from under eaves and overhanging branches.
  • Keep children and pets at least three feet away from the ...
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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Quality on Tap

We're pleased to present you this year's Annual Water Quality Report.

This report is designed to inform you about the quality water and services we deliver to you every day.  Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water.  We want you to understand the efforts we m...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Loan and Grant Funding Available for Home Repair Projects


Acting Delaware & Maryland Director for Rural Development Kathy Beisner announced that homeowners in rural areas who need repairs to their home but can’t afford regular loans may be eligible for a USDA Rural Development loan at only 1% interest.

Seniors, age 62 and older, may qualify for free home repairs up to $7,500 through the USDA Rural Development grant program.

“We are looking for lower income homeowners that need help making a home handicap accessible or fixing or replacing a roof, installa...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Want to go Solar?

Thinking about going solar? Before initiating installation of your solar panels, follow these simple steps:

Before initiating installation of your solar panels, follow these simple steps:

  • Complete and submit an Interconnection Agreement. 
  • Once you complete the Interconnection Agreement, we will review your electric usage history and the technical data of...
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Posted on: August 7, 2013

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Posted on: May 19, 2008

Energy Depot Program

The Town of Smyrna is pleased to offer you Energy Depot, a set of online tools and resources to help you better understand and manage your home energy use and costs.

The Town of Smyrna is pleased to offer you Energy Depot, a set of online tools and resources to help you better understand and manage your home energy use and costs.

Energy Depot is your one-stop resource for energy information and it's available for fre...Read on...

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